NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
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- sudden infant death syndrome
- listen (suh-DEN in-FUNT deth SIN-drome)
- A disorder marked by the sudden and unexpected death of a healthy child who is younger than one year old, usually during sleep. The cause of sudden infant death syndrome is not known. Also called crib death and SIDS.